693,000,000. That is the number of gallons of alcohol teenagers will consume this year. Adolescents in America face a battle every day when attempting to live sober. Around 68 percent of 12th graders have tried alcohol, with 37 percent consuming it within the last month. It is no surprise many are struggling with addiction.
Batesville native Hope Jones said she has experienced only positive results since she and her husband began using CBD oil products about four months ago to help with pain and anxiety relief.
Bruce Toppin, chief legal officer of North Mississippi Health Services, and Dr. C. K. White, medical chief of North Mississippi Health Services, discussed the opioid crisis.
The opioid epidemic continues to claim the lives of many people throughout the nation. Opioid addiction has forced change within federal and state government and prompted some leaders to to take action to decrease death rates within the state.